Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0004p8 | (1) | ICCBH2015

Body composition profile of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy living in a country with the obesity epidemic

Doulgeraki Artemis , Katsalouli Marina , Petrocheilou Glykeria , Paspati Ioanna , Athanasopoulou Helen , Monopolis Ioannis

Objectives: To evaluate bone health and body composition in Greek patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), hypothesizing that prepubertal patients would not be fatter than controls, given the Greek obesity epidemic. Greece ranks among the first countries in overweight and obesity prevalence globally; 30 and 13% of childhood population respectively.Methods: Cross-sectional study, conducted at the Greek Institute of Child Health (Athens) over a 2-y...

ba0007p54 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Is oral health correlated with skeletal phenotype in primary metabolic bone diseases? A preliminary report of the Greek experience

Doulgeraki Artemis , Gatzogianni Margarita , Agouropoulos Andreas , Athanasopoulou Helen , Polyzois Georgios , Kavvadia Aikaterini

Introduction: Oral health problems are common in patients with primary metabolic bone diseases. We aimed to investigate the oral health of patients with primary osteoporosis and genetic mineralization disorders and correlate the oral health findings with clinical, imaging and laboratory parameters.Patients and methods: Twenty nine patients 2.8y-17y (15 males, 22 prepubertal) with primary metabolic bone diseases underwent a comprehensive dental examinatio...

ba0007p189 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Cleidocranial dysplasia: a patient with severe dental phenotype

Doulgeraki Artemis , Gatzogianni Margarita , Gyftodimou Yolanda , Polyzois Georgios , Athanasopoulou Helen , Agouropoulos Andreas

Background: Cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD) is an ultra-rare (1/1,000,000) genetic bone disorder, characterized by hypoplastic or aplastic clavicles, persistence of wide-open fontanelles and multiple dental abnormalities. It is caused by mutations in the RUNX2 gene, involved in the differentiation of osteoblasts.Presenting Problem: A case of a 13 year-old girl with a clinical diagnosis of CCD is reported. Her clavicles were hypoplastic and her shoulders co...

ba0007p23 | (1) | ICCBH2019

What happens to the skeleton at the time of diagnosis of paediatric cancer?

Doulgeraki Artemis , Nikita Maria , Kanaka-Gantenbein Christina , Baka Margarita , Karavanaki Kyriaki , Athanasopoulou Helen , Polyzois George , Tsentidis Charalampos , Kossiva Lydia

Objectives: To evaluate the skeletal profile of paediatric patients with cancer at diagnosis.Methods: Children diagnosed with cancer in our Oncology Centre were recruited during a fifteen-month period and underwent metabolic bone profile and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) at the time of diagnosis. Subsequently, they were divided in two subgroups, according to diagnosis; haematological malignancy vs solid tumour. For comparison, a group of 38 sex ...